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The days are gone when Google was just a search giant. Now it publishes a wide range of applications too, including tools from its own software lab and acquisitions from other companies.
Its home-grown photo software is Google Photos, a cloud-based photo storage and sharing service which you use via your web browser on a desktop computer but which has its own apps on iOS and Android mobile devices.
But Google also acquired Nik Software, its Nik Collection plug-ins and its Snapseed image effects app. The Nik Collection is now free but unlikely to be developed any further by Google, while Snapseed has evolved into a handy iOS and Android app. The desktop version of Snapseed has long since been dropped, alas.